He married Rebecca Ann "Anna" (Howard) (1810-1847) on 2 May1827 in Wayne County, Indiana. (His name in the transcription was James Sharp, an oft-made mistake) 
In 1880 he was living in the household of his son John H. Tharp in Pipe Creek Twp, Madison County, Indiana. 
James died Mar 14, 1888 in Madison County, Indiana and was buried in Pipe Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana in Howard Cemetery, Frankton, Madison County, Indiana, Aged 84 Yrs. 3 Mos. 26 Dys.
↑ Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT; Page: 1838642 - 1838643. Indiana Marriage Index, 1800-1941 [database on-line] Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. Original data: Works Progress Administration, comp. Index to Marriage Records, Indiana: Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938-1940.
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